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Certificate in Law and Finance modules

Pre-sessional course (optional): Mathematics and Statistics (week 0)

Students who want to review concepts such as statistical distributions and matrix algebra have the option to attend modules during induction week (week zero)   within the School of Economics and Finance.

Pre-sessional course (optional): Law (week 1): offered within the Centre of Commercial Law Studies

You will be also presented with basic Statistics and Statistical software (Eviews) - Semester A)

Quantitative Research methods for Lawyers - optional non-credit bearing (Semester B).Finance modules

The options offered in a particular year will be drawn from the following list. Please note that this list is representative, though not exhaustive and not all options will be available every year.

Optional modules

For information on modules offered by the School of Economics and Finance, please consult the module directory.

Semester 1 (15 credits)

  • ECOM049 Commercial and investment banking
  • ECOM050 Investment management
  • ECOM051 Business finance
  • ECOM053 Quantitative methods in finance

Semester 2 (15 credits)

  • ECOM026 Financial derivatives
  • ECOM035 International Finance
  • ECOM055 Risk management for banking
  • ECOM058 Principles of accounting
  • ECOM077 Valuation and Private Equity
  • ECOM095 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • ECOM098 Islamic Finance in Practice (Not running 2018-19)
  • ECOM136 Project Finance
  • ECOM137 China and Global Financial Markets

**SOLM015 Elements of Islamic Law must be taken before commencing SOLM016 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law.

***SOLM234 Accounting for Lawyers and ECOM058 Principles of Accounting cannot be taken together.

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